JMI Releases New Report Examining Occupational Licensing and Recidivism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 JMI Releases New Report Examining Occupational Licensing and Recidivism About 86 percent of individuals released from prison are likely to re-offend within nine years of their release, with the majority re-offending within the first two years. With more [...]

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Bridging the Divide: Licensing and Recidivism

Occupational Licensing and Recidivism in the United States Vittorio Nastasi and Samuel R. Staley DeVoe L. Moore Center, Florida State University Executive Summary This policy study examines the effects of occupational licensing reform on reducing recidivism—the likelihood former prisoners will re-offend and return to prison. Eighty-six percent of released prisoners [...]

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